Solicitors and the Code of Conduct

The legal profession encompasses many different roles and the term ‘lawyer’ can be used to mean a plethora of job titles. In simple terms, there are two key types of lawyer: barristers and solicitors. This blog post is solely focused on solicitors, and the varying roles commonly found within a typical solicitors' office. Legal professionals, … Continue reading Solicitors and the Code of Conduct

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How important is a law firm’s reputation?

The Telegraph recently reported on the release of a YouTube video by a City firm trainee commenting on very personal religious beliefs.  Since then many firms have been asking what they would do if they had to deal with the same situation. There have been questions about whether there should be disciplinary action, whether policies … Continue reading How important is a law firm’s reputation?